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Library Of Religious Biography Volume 1: The Life Of St. Aloysius Gonzaga, Of The Society Of Jesus Library Of Religious Biography Volume 2: The Life Of Marie Eustelle Harpain, The Sempstress Of Saint-Pallais, Called "The Angel Of The Eucharist." Library Of Religious Biography Volume 3: The Life Of St Stanislas Kostka Of The Society Of Jesus   Library Of Religious Biography Volume 4: The Life Of The Baron De Renty; Or, Perfection In The World Exemplified Library Of Religious Biography...
Topics: Christian Saints -- Biography, Library Of Religious Biography, Boudon, Henri-Marie, 1624-1702
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by Hage, Hyacinth, 1851-1900; Ward, Nicholas Joseph, 1856-1922; Gibbons, James, 1834-1921
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CONTENTS. Introduction by Cardinal Gibbons 7 I. Birth and Parentage 13 II. Childhood 17 III. Youth, and School Life 26 IV. Religious Vocation 34 V. His Journey to the Novitiate 50 VI. Life in the Novitiate 58 VII. His Affections Spiritualized 72 VIII. His Clerical Studies 77 IX. The Struggle for Perfection 83 X. Temperance and Mortification 91 XI. Chastity 99 XII. His Humility 106 XIII. His Meekness 116 XIV. His Cheerfulness 120 XV. His Spirit of Religion 126 XVI. His Regularity 135 XVII. His...
Topics: Christian saints -- Biography, Gabriel of Our Lady of Sorrows, Saint, 1838-1862
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by Coleridge, Henry James, 1822-1893
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The Life And Letters Of St. Francis Xavier, Volume 1   The Life And Letters Of St. Francis Xavier, Volume 2   CONTENTS BOOK IV. FROM THE RETURN OF FRANCIS TO INDIA TO HIS SAILING FOR JAPAN. 1548-1549. CHAPTER I. FRANCIS REVISITING THE PARAVAS. Francis with the Bishop at Cochin. 1 Letter of the King to the Governor 2 Orders regarding religion 3 Character of the Governor 4 Death of Miguel Vaz 5 LETTER LVI. TO JOHN III KING OF PORTUGAL, COCHIN, JAN. 20, 1548. Information as to the East 6 As to...
Topics: Christian saints -- biography, Francis Xavier, Saint, 1506-1552
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by Montalembert, Charles Forbes, comte de, 1810-1870
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CONTENTS. CHAPTER I. THE YOUTH OF COLUMBA, AND HIS MONASTIC LIFE IN IRELAND. The biographers of Columba. — His different names. — His royal origin. — The supreme kings of Ireland : the O'Neills and O'Donnells; Red Hugh. — Birth of Columba ; vision of his mother. — His monastic education; jealousy of his comrades; Kieran; the two Finnians; the school of Clonard. — Vision of the guardian angel and the three brides. — The assassin of a virgin struck by death at the prayer of Columba....
Topics: Christian saints -- biography, Columba, Saint, 521-597, Columban, Saint, 543-516
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Library Of Religious Biography Volume 1: The Life Of St. Aloysius Gonzaga, Of The Society Of Jesus Library Of Religious Biography Volume 2: The Life Of Marie Eustelle Harpain, The Sempstress Of Saint-Pallais, Called "The Angel Of The Eucharist." Library Of Religious Biography Volume 3: The Life Of St Stanislas Kostka Of The Society Of Jesus   Library Of Religious Biography Volume 4: The Life Of The Baron De Renty; Or, Perfection In The World Exemplified Library Of Religious Biography...
Topics: Christian Saints -- Biography, Library Of Religious Biography, Taigi, Anna Maria, 1769-1837
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CONTENTS. Part I. CHAPTER I. Jesus, Mary, and Joseph. Section I. Jesus 1 Section II. Mary 9 Section III. St Joseph 16 Pious Reflection, Resolution, Prayers : Litany of the Holy Hamily 20-23 CHAPTER II. Section I. The Doctrine of the Catholic Church on the Invocation of Saints, and on that of St. Joseph 24 Section II. Communion of Saints 29 Section III. The Old Testament on the Invocation of Saints 33 Section IV. The New Testament on the Invocation of Saints 36 Section V. Tradition on the...
Topics: Christian Saints -- Biography, Saints -- Prayers and devotions, Saints, Joseph, Saint
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"Your Ladyship is aware of the circumstances under which this little volume was confided to me for publication. You well know the piety that undertook, the talent that executed, and the humility that would disclaim, this valuable little production. Your maternal care reared the tender scion, which, transplanted into the favoured and secluded garden of the Spouse, has produced this— its delicious first-fruit — in due season. To your Ladyship, therefore, is preeminently due this little...
Topics: Christian Saints, Teresa Margaret of the Sacred Heart, Saint, 1747-1770, Christian Saints --...
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Saints And Servants Of God Series The Life Of S. Alphonso Maria De Liguori, Bishop Of St. Agatha Of The Goths, And Founder Of The Congregation Of The Most Holy Redeemer, Volume 1   The Life Of S. Alphonso Maria De Liguori, Bishop Of St. Agatha Of The Goths, And Founder Of The Congregation Of The Most Holy Redeemer, Volume 2   [you are here]   The Life Of S. Alphonso Maria De Liguori, Bishop Of St. Agatha Of The Goths, And Founder Of The Congregation Of The Most Holy Redeemer, Volume 3   ...
Topics: Saints And Servants Of God, Liguori, Alfonso Maria de', Saint, 1696-1787, Redemptorists,...
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by Author of The life of S. Teresa
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CONTENTS. PART I. Exclamations of the Soul to God. I. Complaints of the soul at its separation from God during this life 3 II. How the soul which loves God is divided between the desire of enjoying Him and the obligation of assisting her neighbour .... 5 III. Thoughts of the Saint on the consideration of her sins, and of the mercy of God . . . .7 IV. Prayer that God would enable the Saint to recover the time which she had not spent in loving and serving Him 10 V. Of the complaint of Martha, and...
Topics: Christian saints -- Biography, Teresa, of Avila, Saint, 1515-1582, Teresa, of Avila, Saint,...
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by Maimbourg, Claude; Courtot, François, -approximately 1705; Oratorians in England
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Saints And Servants Of God Series CONTENTS. THE LIFE OF ST. THOMAS OF VILLANOVA. PART I. I. Of the Birth of St Thomas of Villanova, and the inclination to assist the poor which he displayed in his early youth 3 II. He is sent to study at the university of Alcala, and makes rapid progress in virtue and learning 9 III. He takes the habit in the order of St. Augustine 13 IV. Of his conduct in the observance of the rules after his profession, and of his elevation to the priesthood 18 V. He teaches...
Topics: Saints And Servants Of God, Thomas, of Villanova, Saint, 1486-1555, Solano, Francisco, Saint,...
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by Feuillet, Jean Baptiste; Lorenzini, Francesco
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Saints And Servants Of God Series CONTENTS. THE LIFE OF S. ROSE OF LIMA. I. Her country, her birth, her inclinations, and the vow of virginity which she made at the age of five years 3 II. Her obedience, the respect she had for her parents, and the assistance she rendered them 8 III. S. Rose takes the habit of the Third Order of S. Dominic, in imitation of S. Catherine of Siena, whom she had taken for her model 14 IV. Her humility, her incomparable purity of heart, and other virtues 20 V. Her...
Topics: Saints And Servants Of God, Christian Saints -- Biography, Colomba, da Rieti, Blessed, 1467-1501,...
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The Manual Of The Holy Catholic Church, Volume 1  The Manual Of The Holy Catholic Church, Volume 2   [you are here]  Digitized by Google. Volume 2: Light from the altar; or, The true Catholic in the church of Christ TABLE OF CONTENTS LIGHT FROM THE ALTAR OR THE TRUE CATHOLIC IN THE CHURCH OF CHRIST Ceremonies of the Church CHAPTER I. EXPLANATION OF RELIGIOUS CEREMONIES. The Meaning of Sacred Rite or Ceremony 2 Sacred Ceremonies Instituted by Jesus Christ 4 Why Latin is Used in the Church 7...
Topics: Sacraments -- Catholic Church, Catholic Church -- Doctrines, Christian saints -- Biography,...
CONTENTS PAGE ADDRESS OF HIS HOLINESS v LETTER FROM CARMELITE GENERAL ix DECREE FOR BEATIFICATION xi PREFACE BY WALTER ELLIOTT, C.S.P xiv PREFACE BY THE EDITOR xvi AUTOBIOGRAPHY FIRST BOOK CHAPTER PAGE I. Birthplace and Parentage 3 II. Horror of Sin 5 III. New Favors 7 IV. Trials from Her Family 9 V. Constancy and Recollection 11 VI. Journey to Avila 12 VII. Protection of God 13 VIII. Apparitions 15 IX. Her Entrance Into Religion 16 SECOND BOOK CHAPTER PAGE I. Object of Vocation to Carmel 18...
Topics: Nuns, Nuns -- Belgium -- Antwerp -- Biography, Anne of St. Bartholomew, Mother, 1550-1626,...
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by Cepari, Virgilio, approximately 1563-1631
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Saints And Servants Of God Series CONTENTS. CHAPTER I. Birth and parentage of the saint 1 II. Of her delight in almsgiving, and in hearing others speak of God 2 III. Of her devotion to the most holy Trinity and the blessed Sacrament of the Eucharist 3 IV. Of her voluntary application to prayer, her love of retirement, and dislike of vain shows 5 V. Of her early temperance, her zeal for the honour of God, and her desire to instruct little children in the principles of the holy faith 7 VI. She is...
Topics: Christian Saints -- Italy -- Biography, De' Pazzi, Maria Maddalena, Saint, 1566-1607, Carmelites --...
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by Feuillet, Jean Baptiste; Faber, Frederick William, 1814-1863; Hansen, Leonhard, -1685
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Saints And Servants Of God Series CONTENTS. I. Her country, her birth, her inclinations, and the vow of virginity which she made at the age of five years 21 II. Her obedience, the respect she had for her parents, and the assistance she rendered them 28 III. S Rose takes the habit of the Third Order of S. Dominic, in imitation of S. Catherine of Sienna, whom she had taken for her model 37 IV. Her humility, her incomparable purity of heart, and other virtues 44 V. Her fasts, her disciplines, and...
Topics: Saints And Servants Of God, Christian Saints -- Biography, Rose, of Lima, Saint, 1586-1617,...
Saints And Servants Of God Series CONTENTS. THE LIFE OF ST. CATHERINE OF RICCI. I. St. Catherine's birth and education 1 II. The Saint returns to her father's house, and enters the monastery of St. Vincent at Prato 6 III. The Saint's constancy in remaining in the monastery 10 IV. Her return to the monastery— her clothing and profession 13 V. On the Saint's great faith and hope 20 VI. The Saint's great love of God 22 VII. Her prayers, devotions, fastings, and penances 31 VIII. Her ecstasies...
Topics: Saints And Servants Of God, Christian Saints -- Biography, Caterina de' Ricci, Saint, 1522-1589,...
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by Alapont, Giuseppe; Giuseppe, Maria, 1737-1814
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Saints And Servants Of God Series CONTENTS. THE LIFE OF B. LEONARD OF PORT MAURICE. PART I. I. The birth, country, and parentage of Blessed Leonard, with the history of his childhood. 1 II. Blessed Leonard goes to Rome ; his life as a secular in that city. 7 III. Blessed Leonard manifests a vocation to the religious life. The difficulties he had to encounter in carrying it into effect. IS IV. The conduct of Blessed Leonard during his novitiate and studies, until he became a lecturer on...
Topics: Saints And Servants Of God, Léonard, of Port-Maurice, Saint, 1676-1751, Fattore, Nicholas,...